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May 21, 2021

2 Projects from College of Education Faculty Recognized With Awards at the NSF’s 2021 STEM For All Video Showcase

Video projects from Jonee Wilson, Ph.D., and Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., and Erin Krupa, Ph.D., were recognized with awards during the National Science Foundation’s STEM for All Video Showcase in May.

May 21, 2021

Ask the Expert: Why is a Preschool Education Important? ‘When Children Attend High-quality Pre-K Programs, They Get a Really Great Boost in Early Skills That Set Them Up for Success in Elementary School,’ Says Assistant Professor Michael Little

Early childhood is a critical time when a kid’s brain is highly impacted by the environments that surround them. It is for that reason that NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michael Little, Ph.D., says a preschool education is important for all students who are able to attend.

May 18, 2021

Associate Professor Cesar Delgado Will Help Science Students Understand Scale in Virtual Reality Environments Through Work on $1.3M NSF Grant

Young students often hold the belief that the smallest objects in existence are the smallest objects they can see with the naked eye and struggle to conceive of scientific entities that are too small to see. As the co-principal investigator on the three-year “Virtual Reality to Improve Students’ Understanding of the Extremes of Scale in STEM” project, Associate Professor Cesar Delgado, Ph.D., will help uncover how students’ understanding of scale and numeracy can be improved through the use of virtual reality technology.

May 17, 2021

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Am Motivated Daily by the Opportunity To Have An Impact. Everything is About Impacting and Inspiring People To Be the Best Version of Themselves, Whatever That Is,’ Says Peter Eley ’08MED, ’11PHD

While working at St. Augustine’s University as a webmaster and data manager, Peter Eley ’08MED, ’11PHD was inspired to pursue a career in education. With an interest in mathematics education, he was encouraged to attend the NC State College of Education and work under the guidance of Lee V. Stiff, Ph.D. And for the past 11 years, he’s been a professor of math education.

May 17, 2021

7 College of Education Graduates Recognized With 2021 Ed Council Outstanding Senior Awards

Seven graduates, representing each undergraduate academic program, were recognized as recipients of the Education Council Outstanding Senior Awards for their distinguished service, academics and leadership, during the college’s May 2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony.

May 17, 2021

3 College of Education Graduates Recognized with 2021 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards

Three NC State College of Education graduates were recognized for their research efforts when they were selected to receive the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards during the May 2021 graduation ceremony. Matt Reynolds ’20PHD, now an assistant teaching professor in the College of Education, won for the Department of STEM Education, Sarah Karamarkovich ’17MS, ’20MS, ’21PHD won for the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences and Ezinne Ofoegbu ’21PHD won for the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development.

May 14, 2021

College of Education Class of 2021: ‘You Are the Leaders, Scholars and Educators Our World Desperately Needs’

The NC State College of Education recognized more than 370 graduates during a Virtual Graduation Ceremony on May 14.

May 13, 2021

College Counseling and Student Development Student Pam Rose ’21MED Is Passionate About Helping Others

What does your perfect job look like? For Pam Rose '21MED, a spring 2021 M.Ed. in College Counseling and Student Development online grad, it's a role where she helps to improve the lives of others and serves as their cheerleader. And she's landed just that role.

May 13, 2021

College of Education Alumna Ivy Briggs ’17, ’21MED Earns M.Ed. in STEM Education Online

Ivy Briggs '17, '21MED comes from a long line of Wolfpackers. When it became time for Briggs to consider graduate school, choosing NC State’s Master of Education in STEM Education online program was a no-brainer.

May 12, 2021

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Selected as Recipient of NC State’s Inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., has been selected as a recipient of NC State’s inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award. Recipients of the award show outstanding promise for future achievement or impact in STEM, demonstrate superior scholarly achievement at an early career stage and have a rigorous research agenda that speaks to their potential to advance knowledge in STEM or STEM education.